The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Integration Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Integration Bus over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 73 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.21% 0.13% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.49% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £493 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IBM Integration Bus
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
247 205 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.17% 26.59% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 142 127
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.64 £19.45 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

IBM Integration Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

IBM Integration Bus Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IBM Integration Bus
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus across the Cheshire region.

IBM Integration Bus Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

IBM Integration Bus
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 - -
IBM Integration Bus
North West

IBM Integration Bus
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing IBM Integration Bus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Integration Bus.

1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Jython
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Hudson
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing IBM Integration Bus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Integration Bus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Server Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Jython
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat